If you were to look out my apartment window, this is what you’d see:
Yes, that’s right. The apartment across the street! Not very exciting. But if you look a little to the left, you’ll see this:
Some more apartments, some cars, a pair of rice fields and… tsurushi-gaki!
So wait, what’s tsurushi-gaki? I’ll tell you.
Japan has [...]
One of my favorite things to do in Japan is go to the grocery store and try all the random fruits that aren’t available back home. One such fruit, that I really enjoy, is called the hassaku (はっさく).
The hassaku fruit looks like a big orange, or maybe a grapefruit. It is harvested in [...]